Venango County, Pennsylvania Records
Venango County is bordered by Crawford County (north), Warren County (north), Forest County (northeast), Clarion County (east), Butler County (south), Mercer County (west). A Map of Venango County, Pennsylvania contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Venango County Townships include Allegheny, Canal, Cherrytree, Clinton, Cornplanter, Cranberry, Frenchcreek, Irwin, Jackson, Mineral, Oakland, Oilcreek, Pinegrove, Plum, President, Richland, Rockland, Sandycreek, Scrubgrass, Victory.
Venango County Boroughs include Barkeyville, Clintonville, Cooperstown, Emlenton, Pleasantville, Polk, Rouseville, Sugarcreek, Utica.
Venango County Cities & Towns include Franklin, Oil City. See also Venango County Municipalities Incorporation Dates.
MapGeeks.org has is a collection of old Pennsylvania maps.
Venango County, Pennsylvania Courthouse Records
The Venango County Courthouse is located in Franklin, Pennsylvania. Venango County was attached to Crawford County until 1805. Learn More About State of Pennsylvania Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.
The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Venango county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.
- Venango County Recorder of Deeds has Land Records from 1819.
- Venango County Prothonotary / Clerk of Courts has Court & Divorce Records from 1820.
- Venango County Register of Wills/ Orphan's Court Clerk has Marriage & Probate Records from 1820 and Birth & Death Records from before Jan 1906.
- Venango County Tax Assessor Office has tax records.
Venango County, Pennsylvania Census Records
- Learn More: State of Pennsylvania Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Venango County, Pennsylvania Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Pennsylvania Vital Records
- Birth & Death Records: 1906 to present.
- Marriage Records: does not have marriage records. The marriage records should be available in the County Court House.
- Divorce Records: does not have marriage records. The marriage records should be available in the County Court House.
- Locations: Pennsylvania Office of Vital Statistics, Pennsylvania State Archives
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Death Certificate Applications.
- In Person: Division of Vital Records, 101 South Mercer Street, Central Building, Room 401, New Castle, PA 16103; PH (724) 656-3100
Venango County, Pennsylvania Resources
- Pennsylvania Archives - Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission series contains records of pennsylvania, from 1664 to 1780, and includes military, marriage, tax and land records. This is a Free Database.
- Venango County Genealogical Club
- Venango County Historical Society
- Venango County, Pennsylvania Message Boards
Venango County, Pennsylvania External Links
- Pennsylvania Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Maps of Venango County, Pennsylvania - PA D.O.T.
- Historical Newspapers from Pennsylvania (1719 - 1997)
- Derrick (Oil City, Pennsylvania)
- Oil City Derrick (Oil City, Pennsylvania)
- Blizzard (Oil City, Pennsylvania)
- The Venango Spectator (Franklin, Pennsylvania)
- Scrapbook of newspaper clippings on Venango and Franklin Counties, 1871-84
- Venango County, Pennsylvania Books - Amazon
- County of Venango, state of Pennsylvania, will book number 1
- Venango Co., Pennsylvania - FindaGrave
- History of Venango County, Pennsylvania
- Venango County, Pennsylvania Links - Cyndi's List
- Venango Co. PAGenweb
- Venango Co. Data Collections
- Titusville, Oil City, Franklin and Warren directory for 1883
- Titusville, Oil City, Franklin and Warren directory for 
- Hitchcock's directory of Titusville, Pa., 1915
- Latham's Titusville city quadruple directory, 1926
- Titusville, Oil City, Franklin, Warren, Bradford, etc. directory, 1876-77
- Latham's Titusville city quadruple directory, 1919
- Latham's Titusville city quadruple directory, 1922
- Titusville, Franklin and Oil City directory for 1871
- Kirwin's Titusville, Pa. directory, 1909-10
- Kirwin's Titusville, Pa. directory, 1911-12
- Titusville, Oil City, and Franklin directory for 1885-6
- Titusville directory
- Venango County, Pennsylvania Military Records